Speaking and teaching people people about creative productivity, innovation, synergistic collaboration, and how to make positive life changes and pursue their dreams is truly my love and passion. Don’t just take my word for it, though, see what other people are saying.

If you would like me to speak at your event, contact me to discuss topics, my availability and speaking fees.

Upcoming Engagements

  • 8-11 September 2015: “Unleash Your Creativity: Banish Your Inner Critic” talk at Inbound 2015 in Boston, MA
  • 17 September 2015: “Banish Your Inner Critic” talk for the Facebook Design Team in San Francisco, CA
  • 20-22 September 2015: Opening Keynote “Infinite Possibilities” at HOW Interactive Conference in San Francisco, CA
  • 23 September 2015: “Banish Your Inner Critic” talk for the Design Team at Google Ventures in San Francisco, CA
  • 5 October 2015: “Unleash Your Creativity: Banish Your Inner Critic” at Adobe Max 2015 in Los Angeles, CA
  • 12-13 October 2015: Closing Keynote “Infinite Possibilities” at Digital PM Summit in Philadelphia, PA
  • 14 October 2015: Closing Keynote “Get Unblocked” at The Digital Shift 2015: Libraries Connecting Communities at Virtual Event.
  • 27-30 October 2015: “Unfold Your Brain” workshop and “Your Brain on Creativity” talk at Web Directions in Sydney, Australia.
  • 5-7 November 2015: Opening Keynote “Banish Your Inner Critic” at HOW Interactive Conference in Boston, MA
  • 9-11 November 2015: Opening Keynote “Banish Your Inner Critic to Unleash Creativity” at edUI 2015 in Charlottesville, VA

Past Appearances

2015

  • August 2015: “Collaboration and the Inner Critic” at Female Founders Happy Hour in San Francisco, CA
  • August 2015: “Banish Your Inner Critic” talk at Cascade SF‘s UXNight in San Francisco, CA
  • August 2015: “Think Like Them: Solving UX Problems” workshop at UX Week in San Francisco, CA
  • August 2015: “Banish Your Inner Critic” talk at Design/Content Conf 2015 in Vancouver, BC
  • August 2015: “Creativity Imperative” talk at Prototypes, Process & Play in Chicago, IL
  • July 2015: Closing Keynote “Infinite Possibilities” at Groupon’s GEEKon Hackathon internal event in Chicago, IL
  • July 2015: “Unstuck and Inspired” creativity workshop at Antioch Writer’s Workshop in Yellow Springs, OH
  • June 2015: Closing Keynote “Infinite Possibilities” at Society for Technical Communications (STC) Summit in Columbus, OH
  • June 2015: Speaking and Workshop at NDC Oslo (People Day) in Oslo, Norway
  • June 2015: “Get Unblocked” half-day workshop & Keynote “Infinite Possibilities”, and “Let’s Rawk the Web” presentation at Giant Conf in Charleston, SC
  • June 2015: “Banish Your Inner Critic” opening talk at Web Design Day in Pittsburgh, PA
  • June 2015: Opening Keynote “Creativity (R)Evolution” at CREATE Festival in Pittsburgh, PA
  • May 2015: talk to students at North Miami Beach High School in Miami, FL
  • March 2015: Opening keynote “Infinite Possibilities” at EclipseCon in San Francisco, CA
  • March 2015: “Banish Your Inner Critic” presentation at UX Munich in Munich, Germany
  • March 2015: “Unlocking Creativity” talk at Think Apps Developers Event at Google EMEA in Dublin, Ireland

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